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Realigning Corporate Governance: Shareholder Activism by Labor Unions
(Michigan Law Review, 1998)
This paper investigates the increased shareholder activism by labor unions and their pension funds, who are now the most aggressive institutional shareholders. Sometimes unions propose traditional corporate-governance ...
Should Directors Reduce Executive Pay?
(Hastings Law Journal, 2003)
This paper examines internal pay disparities in American public corporations and argues that wide gaps between the top and bottom of the pay scale can, in certain circumstances, directly and adversely affect firm value, ...
Should New Zealand Adopt Say on Pay?
(New Zealand Business Law Quarterly, 2013)
Around the globe, the latest fashion in corporate governance circles is "Say on Pay," a shareholder vote – sometimes precatory, other times mandatory – on CEO remuneration. Country after country has adopted Say on Pay in ...
Common Challenges Facing Shareholder Suits in Europe and the United States
(European Company and Financial Law Review, 2009)
Episodic and even sometimes systematic misbehavior by businessmen and corporate entities is ubiquitous. While Enron and WorldCom were the battle cries for corporate reform in the U.S. so it was with Ahold and Parmalat ...
The Increasing Role of Empirical Research in Corporate Law Scholarship
(The Georgetown Law Journal, 2004)
This is a review of Professor Mark Roe's book, The Political Determinants of Corporate Governance. It seeks to accomplish two goals. First, in Part I, it summarizes the theoretical arguments made in Political Determinants ...
Improving Shareholder Monitoring of Corporate Management by Expanding Statutory Access to Information
(Arizona Law Review, 1996)
A central issue in contemporary corporate law is the effectiveness of shareholders as monitors of corporate management. For example, in a series of recent articles, legal scholars have debated whether the rapid growth in ...